FACULTY

Title : Prof.
Name : Voratas Kachitvichyanukul
FoS : Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Affiliation : Dean of School of Engineering and Technology & Professor
Location : Room 224 Chalerm Prakiat Building
Phone : (662) 524 6135
Fax : (662) 524 5697
Email : voratas[at]ait.ac.th

Educational Background

  1. Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, USA, 1982
  2. M. Eng. in Industrial Engineering and Management, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, 1976
  3. B.S. in Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 1975
 

Research Interests

  1. Simulation.
  2. ERP.
  3. Scheduling, Metaheuristics.
  4. Parallel Computing [Planning and Scheduling Systems; Enterprise Resource Planning Systems; Supply Chain Modeling and Analysis; Discrete Event Simulation Software Development; Manufacturing System Simulation; Manufacturing Decision Support Systems; Just-in-Time Manufacturing System].



 

Teaching


AT72.02: Production and Operations Management 
AT72.10: Scheduling and Sequencing 
AT72.11: Modeling and Simulation of Discrete Event Systems

 

Selected Publications

  1. Kachitvichyanukul, V. and Sitthitham, S.A Two-Stage Genetic Algorithm for Multi-objective Job Shop Scheduling Problems, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Volume 22, Issue 3, pp. 355-365, 2011
  2. Pratchayaborirak, T. and Kachitvichyanukul, V. A Two-Stage PSO Algorithm for Job Shop Scheduling Problem, International Journal of Management Science and Engineering Management, Vol.6, No.2, 84-93, 2011
  3. Udomsakdigool, A. and Kachitvichyanukul, V. Ant Colony Algorithm for Multi-criteria Job Shop Scheduling to Minimize Makespan, Mean Flow Time and Mean Tardiness, International Journal of Management Science and Engineering Management, Vol.6, No.2, 117-123, 2011
  4. Kachitvichyanukul, V., Vinaipanit, M., and Kungwalsong, K. A Genetic Algorithm for Multicommodity Distribution Network Design of Supply Chain, International Journal of Logistics and Transport, Volume 4, No. 2, pp167-181, October 2010
  5. Nguyen, S. and Kachitvichyanukul, V. Movement strategies for multi-objective Particle Swarm Optimization, International Journal of Applied Metaheuristic Computing, 1(3), 59-79, July-September 2010
  6. Sooksaksun, N., Kachitvichyanukul, V., and Gong, D.C. Performance Comparison of Different Warehouse Layouts under a Class-based Storage Policy, International Journal of Logistics and SCM Systems, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 141-148, March 2010
  7. Kasemset, C. and Kachitvichyanukul, V. Bi-level multi-objective mathematical model for job-shop scheduling: the application of Theory of Constraints, International Journal of Production Research, (DOI: 10.1080/00207540903176705), Volume 48 Issue 20, 6137–6154, October 2010.
  8. Pongchairerks, P. and Kachitvichyanukul, V. A Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm on Job-shop Scheduling Problems with Multi-purpose Machines, Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research (APJOR), DOI: 10.1142/S0217595909002158, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 161-184, 2009.
  9. Ai, The Jin, and Kachitvichyanukul, V. A Particle Swarm Optimization for Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows, International Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp519-537, 2009
  10. Pongchairerks, P. and Kachitvichyanukul, V. Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm with Multiple Social Learning Structures, International Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp176-194, 2009.
  11. Ai, The Jin, and Kachitvichyanukul, V. A Particle Swarm Optimization for the Heterogeneous Fleet Vehicle Routing Problem, International Journal of Logistics and SCM Systems, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp32-39, 2009
  12. Naowapadiwat, W., Gong, D.C., and Kachitvichyanukul, V. Recent Trends in Research on Collaborative, Planning, Forecasting, And Replenishment, International Journal of Logistics and SCM Systems, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp64-71, 2009
  13. Pongchairerks, P. and Kachitvichyanukul, V. A Two-level Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm on Job-shop Scheduling Problems, International Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 4, No. 4 , pp390-411, 2009.
  14. Ai, The Jin, and Kachitvichyanukul, V. A particle swarm optimization for the vehicle routing problem with simultaneous pickup and delivery, Computers & Operations Research, 36, pp1693-1702, 2009.
  15. Ai, The Jin, and Kachitvichyanukul, V. Particle Swarm Optimization and Two Solution Representations for Solving the Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem, Computers & Industrial Engineering, Volume 56, Issue 1, pp380-387, 2009.
  16. Udomsakdigool, A and Kachitvichyanukul, V. Multiple Colony Ant Algorithm for Job Shop Scheduling Problems, International Journal of Production Research, Volume 46, Issue 15, pp 4155-4175, August 2008.
  17. Ai, The Jin, and Kachitvichyanukul, V. A Particle Swarm Optimization for the Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem, International Journal of Logistic and SCM Systems, Volume 2, Number 1, pp50-55, 2007
  18. Sirikum, J., Techanitisawad, A. and Kachitvichyanukul, V. A New Efficient GA-Benders Decomposition Method: for Power Generation Expansion Planning with Emission Controls, IEEE Trans. on Power Systems, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 1092-1100, August, 2007.
  19. Pongchairerks, P. and Kachitvichyanukul, V. A Comparison between Algorithms VNS with PSO and VNS without PSO for Job-shop Scheduling Problems, International Journal of Computational Science, Vol.1, No. 2, pp.179-191, June, 2007.
  20. Udomsakdigool, A and Kachitvichyanukul, V. Two-way Scheduling Approach in Ant Algorithm for Solving Job Shop Problems, International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems, volume 5, number 2, pp.68-75, 2006.
  21. Kungwalsong, K. and Kachitvichyanukul, V. Decision Support System for Integrated Planning and Scheduling, International Journal of Information Technology and Management, Volume 5, Number 2/3, pp.151-161, 2006.
 

Ongoing and Completed Projects

N/A
 

Awards and Honors

  1. Elected President of the Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering and Management Society (2013-2014 )
  2. Honors Society : Alpha Pi Mu, Tau Beta Pi, Omega Rho, Sigma Xi .
  3. Senior Member of IIE .
 

Professional Affiliations

  1. Member of the Board of the Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering and Management Society
  2. Member of the National Grid Technology Committee of Thailand
  3. Member of the INFORMS (Simulation sub-division)
 

Research Keywords


Simulation, Enterprise Resource Planning, Scheduling and Sequencing, Evolutionary Computing, High Performance Computing